Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire composer Vangelis, real name Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou, will release a brand new solo piano album in 2019.
The news came as a complete surprise after the album was listed on Amazon and other retailers earlier this week.
One of the world’s foremost composers Vangelis will release an album of solo piano arrangements in 2019. Here’s what we know so far.
Vangelis is best known for his film work, having composed the Academy Award winning theme for Chariots of Fire, the cult score for Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece Blade Runner, and the score for Carl Sagan’s Cosmos. He has also composed pieces for the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004 on top of various solo recordings.
The tracklist for Nocture, posted on Amazon Germany, reveals that versions of Longing and Love Theme from Blade Runner, and the Chariots of Fire main theme will appear on the record.
Stay tuned for more information, apparently landing on December 7th.
1. Nocturnal Promenade
2. To the Unknown Man
3. Mythodea – Movement 9
4. Moonlight Reflections
5. Through the Night Mist
6. Early Years
7. Love Theme (From Blade Runner)
8. Sweet Nostalgia
10. To a Friend
11. La petite fille de la mer (From L’Apocalypse des animaux)
12. Longing (From Blade Runner)
13. Main Theme (From Chariots of Fire)
14. Unfulfilled Desire
16. Conquest of Paradise (From 1492: Conquest of Paradise)
17. Pour Melia
Via Notes From Nebula.